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Flyers/Handouts on Easter Ham

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Front Page of Flyer

Do you eat ham at Easter?
Does your church serve ham?

Learn the horrible truth

A long-time tradition in the United States is to serve an �Easter ham.�

Rather than being a celebration of life and renewal, Easter becomes about serving slices of pigs whose lives were horrendous from the moment of birth until death in slaughterhouses at only 5-6 months of age.

Within the first 24 hours of each piglet�s life, factory farm workers (not vets) clip or tattoo their ears, cut their needle teeth, chop off their tails, give them an iron shot and male piglets are castrated, all without anesthetics. The piglets are returned to their mothers for only three to four weeks and are then transported to facilities where they are prepared for slaughter where they arrive days later, debilitated and dehydrated from the heat and stress, some arrive literally frozen to the sides of the vehicles.

Is the Easter ham tradition really worth the deaths of millions of pigs, some of whom have been so brutalized they die before they get to the slaughterhouse?

Please choose cruelty-free vegan Easter meals that honor and celebrate the wonders of Easter, spring, renewal and resurrection.

Do you want to end this pain and suffering?

Treat ALL God�s creatures with compassion and dignity...GO VEGAN


Back Page of Flyer
Visit or become one of our animal-friendly churches where people who love and honor animals are welcomed 

Help us end cruelty in places where people worship!

Throughout the ages, human beings have accepted killing, violence and violent behavior as just being a part of life. And organized religions have perpetuated and endorsed this kind of thinking, burying their collective head in the sand.

Churches talk about peace and love and compassion while we take pleasure in hunting animals, bull fights and cock fights, horse racing and fishing. In places of worship, people wear clothing made from the furs and skins of tortured animals.

And most importantly, our diets are based on violence toward and the deaths of billions of animals. And these kinds of meals are supported, endorsed and promoted by most religions.

We are urging people of faith to include all of God�s creatures in all programs, activities, sermons, events and fundraisers.

Mission and Purpose of

To promote through education the prevention of suffering and cruelty to any of God's creatures, human or otherwise, including, but not limited to their diet, their health and their living conditions.

To promote through education the elimination of the use of animals in biomedical research and testing, their use as food, or their use for any and all commercial purposes; and to protect the environment in which we all live, so that no living beings suffer from its destruction or pollution.

To support organizations that have similar goals of preventing any harm to any of God's creatures, human or otherwise, or to the environment.

To provide an internet archive of educational materials to assist both teachers and students in the furtherance of cruelty-free living.

The Mary T and Frank L Hoffman Family Foundation
Unit 1012, 121 Tammy Trail
Athens NY 12015-3707
[email protected]

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